Smartest Cars for Families 2012
We test-drive the smartest, tech-iest family cars hitting the carpool lane this year. Plus: make sure you're installing your child's car seat correctly
Chrysler Town & Country
By the numbers: Three rows, seven seats, 17 mpg city/25 mpg highway
Chuck E. Cheese on wheels: Upgrade to get two nine-inch screens with Sirius Backseat TV and game connectors.
Know when to fold 'em: Press a button and the third-row bench seat folds into the floor.
Mudroom on the move: When the second-row seats aren't folded away, the space doubles as a storage compartment. It's the perfect spot for concealing sweaty soccer gear.
Price: From $29,995; chrysler.com